IMPROVING QUALITY AND PATIENT-SAFETY ISSUES IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL
Nine patient safety solutions as recommended by W.H.O. were investigated at Sawai Mansingh Teaching Hospital, Jaipur (Rajasthan) India. It was found that hospital acquired infection and look alike, sound alike medication names were commonly problematic. Shortage of manpower, individual heavy work-load and compromising quality over quantity in providing health care at all levels by work force needed improvement . The training of these persons is needed on regular basis with the advancement of techniques and procedures. These and other details of the conducted study are reported herein on the basis of Nine Patient Safety Solutions as recommended by W.H.O.